(Image): Thiago Silva escapes red for blatant handball

Chelsea have a bad habit that’s developed in recent seasons.

When they’re in a bad situation, they tend to do something silly to make it worse.

We saw it with Kalidou Koulibaly and with Conor Gallagher’s red cards earlier this season.

Thiago Silva almost did the same just now – with Chelsea 1-0 down he grabbed at a loose ball after thinking he was fouled.

The ref gave him a yellow and VAR confirmed it – but it was so tight that if it had been a red we don’t reckon it would have

You can see the incident in the image embedded embedded above.